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Moscow's last stand: How Soviet troops defeated Nazis for first time in WW2 While the epic battle raged on, Moscow residents had to “survive all the horrors of war: hunger, cold, devastation, loss of family and the loved ones,” according to Rimma Grachyova, who was seven years old when the war broke out. “Most frightening…

The Daily Vertical: Moscow's Desperate Donbas Endgame … the independence of these sepratist fiefdoms a better outcome than a frozen conflict? One would assume that this would make sanctions permanent, make Moscow responsible for these regions, and foreclose any possibility of a federalized Ukraine. Read more on RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Abbas invited to Moscow's WWII victory celebration "President Abbas received an invitation from Putin to participate in marking the 70th anniversary of Russia's victory over the Nazis next month, which reflects the depth of the Russian-Palestinian relations," Palestine's envoy to Moscow Faed Mustafa … Read more on www.worldbulletin.net

Chiselled features: the hard-nosed politics of Moscow's St Vladimir statue One such symbolic blunderbuss is the plan — recently approved by the Moscow City Parliament and backed by President Putin — to erect a giant statue of Vladimir the Great on a hill above Moscow. The 25m monument to the sainted prince who brought … Read…

Riders who use Moscow's SMART Transit concerned with service ending MOSCOW, ID – Officials with the city of Moscow have been trying to figure out how to expand bus routes for quite some time, but that plan could be squashed, and even reversed if congress doesn't take some action. The current Federal Transportation Bill … Read…

First cavalry guard change of 2015 in Moscow's Kremlin The Formal Infantry and Horse Guard Mounting Parade of the Russian Presidential Regiment took place for the first time in 2015 on Cathedral Square in Moscow's Kremlin on Saturday. Presidential Regiment troops of the Special Guard, the Cavalry Escort of … Read more on RT

Architect of Moscow's Face-Lift Sergei Kapkov Quits His Post Sergei Kapkov, Moscow's culture head who changed the face of the Russian capital during the past four years and was one of very few figures in the government supported by the country's urban liberal opposition, resigned from his post Tuesday. Kapkov … Read more on The…

Moscow's half-empty billion financial district looks worse than you imagined Moscow's financial district, with its $ 12 billion worth of skyscrapers, was meant to be a gleaming beacon for Russia's post-Soviet market economy. But now with Russia's economy in free-fall, the Moscow City complex property values have nosedived, … Read more on Business Insider

Why Moscow's anti-Maidan protesters are putting on an elaborate pretence As tens of thousands of people gathered in central Moscow for an “anti-Maidan” rally recently, the Russian public was being asked to swallow an unsavoury pill: apparently the country is in such danger that its own security forces are not enough to … Read more…

As Tourists Steer Clear, Moscow's Luxury Hotels Fight Stagnation Room rates at Moscow's luxury hotels will likely stagnate this year as continuing international tensions between the West and Russia sap demand, according to a report by real estate consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). "The market does mostly depend … Read more on The Moscow Times